Grate the carrots on a coarse grater, chop the onion into cubes. Sauté the vegetables until soft in a small amount of oil.
In a saucepan, mix sour cream, ketchup and tomato paste.
Add vegetables to the sour cream, salt and pepper to taste.
The gravy is ready, put the fried meatballs or meatballs into it, add bay leaf, peppercorns and simmer for several minutes over low heat.
Tomato sour cream sauce for meatballs and meatballs is tender, tasty and aromatic. For cooking, take rather fat sour cream, preparing such a sauce is simple and quick, it gives the dish a tenderness and makes it more saturated. This sauce is also suitable for stuffed peppers and other dishes. Add spices to your liking, and sprinkle with any herbs at the end of the stew to make the dish fresher and brighter.